CEO INSIGHTS

Exasol CEO On Competing With The Tech Industry’s Legacy Giants

Chief Executive spoke with Aaron Auld, Exasol CEO, about the challenges in getting companies to switch over from a legacy tech giant to their technology, how they recruit tech talent in a tight labor market and more.

CEOs Must Start Selling Capitalism

Should CEOs be battening down the hatches amid populist campaigning against business leaders—and even calls for outright socialism? Here's what you can do.

Creating a 50/50 Workforce: Gender Equity’s Time Has Come

Numerous research reports indicate that having more women in leadership roles can lead to increased global GDP. So, if we all agree on the need and rationale, why is there not more change in the numbers of women in leadership roles?

The Benefits Of Thinking Out Loud

Adding as much transparency to critical decision making will go a long way to instilling confidence in the team that there is logic and purpose to their role.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

Bluescape CEO On What Many Silicon Valley Leaders Get Wrong About Management

Chief Executive chatted with Bluescape CEO Peter Jackson about recruiting tech talent in a tight labor market, what many Silicon Valley CEOs misunderstand about leadership and more.

Want Satisfied Customers? Spend Time with Them

Studies show that as companies become more prominent, leaders become more distant from customers. They spend more time managing the organization and investors, less time with customers. To lead a thriving, customer-focused company, the CEO has to spend time with customers.

HR Lessons Of The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Forces

Chief Executive caught up with Lieutenant General (Ret.) Frank Kearney to talk about the biggest mistakes leaders make when letting a high performer leave their organization and more.

Four Rules For Integrating AI Into Your Business

It is difficult to predict how AI will reshape different industries but what’s clear is that the most open, flexible and forward-facing companies have the best chance of adapting to the new landscape. Here are four rules for getting started.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Slow Spending Amid Uncertainty

The majority of the 255 CEOs we surveyed for our CEO Confidence Index said they are no longer planning on increasing capital expenditures or headcount over the coming year.
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Why The Military Is A Model For Agile Organizations

What can organizations learn from the military when it comes to developing talent in an agile organization? Quite a bit, says Brigadier General (Ret.) Bernard Banks, Ph.D.

The Importance of Granular Profitability Analysis

Profitability analysis at the customer, product and market sector level is both essential to a sustainable future and the only true way to ensure your company is as profitable as it can be.

Toyota Production System Gives Company Influence Far Beyond Its Plants

Toyota’s influence on U.S. manufacturing extends way beyond its own operations—because of the Toyota Production System. Over the decades, American companies ranging from arch-rival General Motors to Herman Miller have learned about the Toyota way of making things.

Turnaround Tips From Comeback King Doug Conant, Fmr. Campbells CEO

Doug Conant, who brought Campbell’s Soup back from a near-death experience, shares strategies for tackling turnarounds.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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